How scientific is the scientific seven minute workout?

I think this is a really interesting read. Please feel free to comment on your thoughts.

My bottom line is that you should exercise at least 30 minutes a day every day that you can. Eat less; move more; live longer.

Tony

Is it healthful?

A couple of years ago the New York Times wrote about a game changing workout that would get you fit in only seven minutes. Yes, rather than endure 30-60 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity most if not all days of the week, seven minutes every now and then was suddenly enough to cure that heart disease of yours. The strange thing was that the New York Times, a relatively reliable source, had claimed that the workout was scientific.

This contradicted everything I learnt during my seven years at university. Therefore, today I ask in an outraged, yet concerned voice: is the scientific seven minute workout actually scientific?

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Why it might be scientific:

Well the seven minute workout was first brought to the light in an article in a scientific, scholarly journal in 2013.  For those of you who don’t know, this is basically a book full of studies and…

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2 responses to “How scientific is the scientific seven minute workout?

  1. Yeah, I’m a 45 minutes minimum a day guy… I wouldn’t be surprised to learn of an agenda behind the ultra-short workout, further down the road.

    Really, seven minutes is simply ridiculous.

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